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We are a region defined by connection. Here, the Cincinnati USA CVB connects qualified travel, trade and news journalists, freelancers and bloggers with information and resources to tell the stories of the Cincinnati region.



PRESS RELEASES

Big Tourism Weekend, Moose International

2021-06-30 :: Cincinnati USA & Northern Kentucky Convention & Visitors Bureaus Welcome Moose International Convention June 30-July 4 Big tourism weekend includes Cubs at Reds baseball,  Fourth of July festivals     More >

Cincinnati USA CVB Announces New Board Members

2021-03-30 :: Jeff Berding named new Chair and joins seven other first-time members of the Board    More >

Cincinnati USA CVB Presents Virtual Annual Meeting to Review 2020 Industry Challenges, Recovery Strategies for 2021

2021-03-25 :: FC Cincinnati’s Jeff Berding introduced as new CVB Board Chair, shares bold vision for renovating convention district    More >

Cincinnati USA CVB outlines strategies to attract events to region at Annual Meeting

2020-02-25 :: The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau hosted a power-packed Annual Meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, with nearly 500 business professionals, civic leaders and members of the regional hospitality industry in attendance.    More >

National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals to Host 2020 Annual Convention in Cincinnati

2020-02-25 :: Cincinnati has been selected as the host destination for the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals’ (NCBMP) 37th Annual Convention, November 18-21, 2020. Nearly 300 top decisionmakers within African American markets throughout the country will convene in Cincinnati, including hospitality professionals, meeting planners and association executives.    More >

IN THE NEWS

The Best Road Trips of 2021
February 26, 2021 :: FORBES - While the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on virtually every facet of society since its onset early last year, its devastating impact on the travel industry is difficult to overstate. With international leisure travel at a relative standstill and social distancing an enduring imperative even as vaccinations ramp up nationwide, those looking for well-deserved rest and relaxation are planning vacations closer to home in 2021. And in keeping with last summer’s trend, they’ll take to the open road in search of less-trafficked destinations far from the proverbial madding crowd.  More >
The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2021
December 18, 2020 :: TRAVEL+LEISURE - When the time comes to travel again, these destinations — all right in your own backyard — are the ones to visit next.

Even for the compulsive jetsetters among us, it’s a simple truth that most travel stories are aspirational in the best of times. There are too many incredible places to see, not enough vacation days, and sometimes we all have to content ourselves with scrawling another spot on the bucket list and hoping the stars align. More >
Cincinnati is Still the Best City for Beer Lovers
December 15, 2020 :: FOOD & WINE - For the second year in a row, the Queen City tops an annual list of the 50 best cities in the U.S. for beer enthusiasts compiled by SmartAsset.

Hey, remember when we didn't think twice about going out for a beer, about grabbing a sticky drinks menu that had already been handled by who knows how many people, or even about taking a spontaneous day trip to visit a brewery or three? Hopefully we'll be back to that kind of thing before too long—although we might be slightly more likely to wipe that menu down. The number-crunchers at SmartAsset have published their annual list of the best U.S. cities for beer drinkers, and it's a helpful way to plan where we'd like to go when, you know, all of this is over. More >
2020 Platinum Choice Award Winner
December 14, 2020 :: SMART MEETINGS - Cincinnati recently won the Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award.

The hospitality industry is filled with partners who work creatively with meeting professionals to deliver delight on a silver platter. Smart Meetings readers nominated the hotels, conference centers, CVBs and destination marketing organizations that consistently exceed expectations and help planners deliver on their goals. More >
Cincinnati Fit for Foodies
January 31, 2020 :: GO NOMAD - If you think the Cincinnati food scene consists primarily of five-way chili, you need to take your taste buds to Ohio’s ‘Queen City’ for a culinary update. You could strike out on your own to discover new restaurants and leading food purveyors or you could take one of Barb Cooper’s Cincinnati Food Tours and learn the backstories behind the city’s culinary evolution.
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